Adonis Stevenson took care of business by stopping overmatched Dmitry Sukhotsky on Saturday in Quebec City. Now his mission is to make a fight with Sergey Kovalev.
Adonis Stevenson stopped Dmitry Sukhotsky at 2:42 of the fifth round to retain his RING and WBC light heavyweight titles Saturday in Quebec City, Canada.
Super middleweight contender Andre Dirrell and light heavyweight prospect Artur Beterbiev got past scary moments to notch dominant victories on the Stevenson-Sukhotsky undercard on Friday in Quebec City, Quebec. Dirrell scored a unanimous decision over Derek Edwards; Beterbiev stopped Jeff Page in Round 2.
On a card broadcast on Televisa and FOX Deportes, Mexican Junior lightweight Sergio Thompson will face Costa Rica’s Bryan Vasquez on Saturday.
With the sacrifice it takes to become a heavyweight contender with a major title shot on the line, little compares to the opponent Deontay Wilder’s daughter, Naeiya has fought.
Fans share their thoughts on the prospect of Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao and Miguel Cotto-Canelo Alvarez pay-per-view extravaganzas taking place in 2015, who might become boxing’s next PPV star, Oscar De La Hoya’s role as promoter, and other boxing subjects in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
RING/WBC light heavyweight champ Adonis Stevenson weighed 174.5 pounds at Thursday’s weigh-in for his Friday title defense against Dmitry Sukhotsky, who weighed 173.5, at Colisee de Quebec in Quebec City. The fight will be televised on Showtime in the U.S.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn further details on the ongoing litigation between Golden Boy Promotions and All Star Boxing regarding an alleged contract breach involving Canelo Alvarez.
Having lost a majority decision to WBO featherweight titlist Vasyl Lomachenko in June, Gary Russell Jr. will seek a comeback win against Christopher Martin on Saturday night.
Middleweight Tureano Johnson will face Alex Theron on Jan. 9 in support of welterweight Dusty Hernandez Harrison’s return to Madison Square Garden.
He couldn’t get a shot at the Bermane Stiverne-Deontay Wilder winner, but it looks like it all worked out for Bryant Jennings in the form of the first heavyweight title fight to be held at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, against reigning champ Wladimir Klitschko.
April 25 could be the date on which RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko returns to the United States to defend against Bryant Jennings.
Mauricio Herrera isn’t happy with his controversial decision loss to Jose Benavides Jr., but the junior welterweight spoiler is undaunted going into the new year. Herrera tells RingTV.com: “I want the biggest, baddest dudes out there. I want the biggest names… you throw me in with the best fighter out there it brings out the best in me.”
Ken Hershman, president of HBO Sports, looks back on 2014 and into the future in a lengthy Q&A with THE RING.
The heavyweight scene is tightening up as undefeated (and WBO mandatory challenger) Tyson Fury returns to action on Feb. 28.